Physiotherapist Rotational Grade 1

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1681215
Closing Date: 04-Dec-2022
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD Physiotherapist Grade 1 Rotational Oct 22.pdf (PDF, 534KB)

Contact: Rose Morgan (Physiotherapy Manager)

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare's (SWH) Physiotherapy Department provides best practice, patient centred care to clients in both an admitted and community setting, presenting with a variety of conditions.         

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Physiotherapist to join our large, vibrant, supportive and passionate team of 22 Physiotherapists, 9 Allied Health Assistants & 3 Exercise Physiologists (22 EFT). This Grade 1 role will work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team to undertake a range of assessments and contribute to the clinical planning of individual care for each client and their family, as well as providing a variety of therapies to achieve client goal across a variety of clinical areas.

We are a large regional health service, providing a wide clinical variety of exposure, with diverse learning and career development opportunities, and regular supervision, in a supportive, collaborative, fun and positive team culture. (

This Grade 1 is a permanent full time (80 hours per fortnight) rotational position with a monthly ADO, and would be suitable for new graduate or experienced Grade 1 staff.

What you bring

As a Physiotherapist you will have experience and skills delivering a broad range of clinical services, including assessment, referral and treatment, to individuals and their families across a variety of settings. Working as part of a collaborative and highly skilled team of professionals, excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential, and a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of legislation, regulation and contemporary practice is a must.

Both graduating and experienced Physiotherapists are encouraged to apply.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities, which you are supported and subsidised to attend;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as Mental Health first aid, resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employments.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter, three referees and resume by Sunday 4th December 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with theAllied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021 – 2026, with the appropriate classification.

The successful applicant will be registered with AHPRA and eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status check

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, key selection criteria statement, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday December 4th, 2022Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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